Fong Chung-Ray (冯锺睿Feng Zhongrui)


Associate Degree, Department of Applied Arts, Fu Hsing Kang College                                      1966


Co-founder, Four Seas Painting Society                                                                                                   1958

Fifth Moon Painting Society                                                                                                                         1961 – 1974


1st Hong Kong International Salon of Paintings, Silver Medal, Hong Kong                                  1960

Ten Outstanding Young Persons, Taiwan                                                                                                1969

John D. Rockefeller III Foundation Fellowship Grant                                                                          1970

Lifetime Distinguished Artist Achievement Award,

Chinese Culture Center, San Francisco                                                                                                     2015

1975          Immigrated to the US

Selected Group Exhibitions

1957-1960          Four Seas Painting Society Annual Exhibition, various locations, Taiwan

1959       The 5th Biennial de São Paulo, Sao Paolo, Brazil

1960       The 1st Hong Kong International Salon of Paintings, Silver Medal, Hong Kong

1961-1970            Fifth Moon Painting Society Annual Exhibition, various locations, Taiwan

1962       Second Hong Kong International Salon of Paintings, Hong Kong

1963       The 7th Biennial de São Paulo, Sao Paolo, Brazil

                Fifth Moon Painting Society, Chatham Galleries, Hong Kong

Third Premiere Biennale de Paris, France

Exhibition of Avant-garde Chinese Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia


1964       Fifth Moon Group, Sydney, Canberra University, Australia

                Fifth Moon Group, Hong Kong

               Touring Exhibition of Modern Chinese Painting in 14 countries in Africa

1965       Chinese Modern Art, Galleria del Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Roma

The First International Peace Art Exhibition, Florence, Italy

An Exhibition of Paintings by Asia’s Leading Artists touring 10 major cities in Asia


1966       The New Chinese Landscape, touring Exhibition of Six Chinese Artists, various museums and galleries, U.S.A. (1966-1968)

Exhibition of Contemporary Chinese Painting, Oklahoma State University, Wisconsin State University, U.S.A,

1967       New Voice From China, touring university museums in the U.S.A.

Paintings of Five Taiwan Contemporary Artists, Sally Jackson Gallery, Hong Kong

Fifth Moon Painting Society, New York, Chicago, Berkeley, Ann Arbor, Manila, Hong Kong

1968       Stanford University Museum, California, U.S.A.

1969       Chinese Avant-Garde Art, Taipei, Taiwan

The 10th Biennial de São Paulo, Sao Paolo, Brazil

Kyoto Municipal Art Museum, Japan

1970       Modern Chinese Ink Paintings, Taipei, Taiwan

1971       Chinese Painting at Mid-Century, Renaissance Society, University of Chicago

                Fifth Moon Painting Society, Taft Museum, Cincinnati; Academy of Art, Honolulu, U.S.A.

1972       New Direction in Chinese Painting: 11 Contemporary Chinese Artists, University of Kansas Museum of Art (Spencer Museum of Art), Lawrence, Kansas, U.S.A.

Downtown Gallery, Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A.

1973       Fifth Moon Painting Society, Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado, U.S.A.

1974       Fifth Moon Painting Society, Minnesota Museum of Art, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.

1975      Inaugural Exhibition, Heinz Galleries, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, U.S.A.

1976       Chinese Cultural Center, San Francisco, U.S.A.

1978       State University of New York, Oswego, New York, U.S.A.

1983       Taipei Fine Art Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

1984-1985            Six Artists from Taiwan, touring China: National Art Museum, Beijing; Artists’ Association Gallery, Xian; Shanghai Art Museum and Sichuan Art Museum, Chengdu.

1985       International Ink Painting Exhibition, Taipei Fine Art Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

1986       Contemporary Chinese Painting, City Hall, Hong Kong

1987       Exhibition of Chinese Artists in America and Europe, Taipei, Taiwan

1991       Tong-Fang Art Association and Fifth Moon Group 35th Anniversary Exhibition, Taipei, Taiwan

1997       Beyond Abstract, Gallery On The Rim, San Francisco, U.S.A.

1998-2004            International Water-Ink Painting Biannual Exhibition, Shenzhen, China

2001       Chinese International Abstract Painting, Hong Kong

2002       Guangdong Art Museum, Guangzhou, China

2003       Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

2006       Modern Ink Paintings, Biannual Exhibition, selected cities, Taiwan

2007       A Tradition Redefined, Arthur M. Sackler Museum

                The New Face of Ink Painting, Hong Kong

                Ten Outstanding Young Award-winning Artists Reunion Exhibition, touring Taiwan

2008       A Tradition Redefined, Phoenix Art Museum, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach

50th Anniversary Four Seas Painting Society Exhibition, Taipei, Taiwan

One Hundred Years of Chinese Art, Triangle Gallery, San Francisco, U.S.A.

2009       A Tradition Redefined, Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence

2010       One Hundred Paintings in One Hundred Years, Dr. Sun YS Memorial Hall, Taipei, Taiwan

2011       Times Art Museum, Beijing, China

2012       International Ink Exhibition, Dr. Sun Yet San Memorial Hall, Taipei, Taiwan

2013       The Moment for Ink, Asian Art Museum San Francisco, SF State University and Chinese Culture Foundation of SF.

2016       Pacific Heritage Museum, San Francisco, U.S.A.

The Origin of Taiwan’s Modern Art, Asia Art Center, Taipei, Taiwan

2017       From China to Taiwan – Pioneers of Abstraction, Museum of Ixelles, Brussels, Belgium

Beyond the Brush, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, England

The Weight of Lightness, M+ Museum, Hong Kong

2018      Beyond Ink, China Art Museum, Shanghai, China

2019       Asia Week, NanHai Art, Millbrae, California, U.S.A.

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

1965       National Taiwan Art Center, Taipei, Taiwan

1967       Hai-Tien Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

1968       Magic Touch Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

1970       National Museum of History, Taipei, Taiwan

1971       Lenox Library, Lenox, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

1972       San Diego Art Museum, San Diego, California, U.S.A.

                Lee Nordness Gallery, New York, U.S.A.

1973       Marianne Schreiber Gallery, Munich, Germany

1974       National Museum of History, Taipei, Taiwan

1975       Bank of America Headquarters Gallery, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.

1983       New World Gallery, Carmel, California, U.S.A.

1984       M. M. Shinno Gallery, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.

1987       Landell Gallery, Carmel, California, U.S.A.

1990       Carmel Art Modern Gallery, Carmel, California, U.S.A.

1992       Allrich Gallery, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.

2004       Triangle Gallery, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.

2008       Modern Art Gallery, Taichung, Taiwan

2011       Modern Art Gallery, Taichung, Taiwan

2014       Between Modern and Contemporary, Chinese Cultural Foundation of San Francisco, California, U.S.A.

                Modern Art Gallery, Taichung, Taiwan

2015       Galerie du Monde, Hong Kong

2017       Asia Art Center, Taipei, Taiwan

2018       Galerie du Monde, Hong Kong

2019       Galerie Sabine Vazieux, Paris, France

Notable Collections

National Gallery of Art and Museum of History, Taipei, Taiwan

National Taiwan Arts Center, Taipei, Taiwan

National Taiwan Museum of Fine Art, Taichung, Taiwan

Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.

The Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado, U.S.A.

The Rockefeller Foundation

Hawaii Cultural Foundation, Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A.

Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.

Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A.

The San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California, U.S.A.

Kaohsiung Art Museum, Taiwan

Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, Kansas, U.S.A.

Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

Guangdong Art Museum, Guangzhou, China

Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan

Shenzhen Fine Art Institute, Shenzhen, China

M+ Museum, Hong Kong

Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, UK

San Francisco Arts Commission / SF Airport Museum, California, U.S.A.

Musée Cernuschi, Paris, France

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), U.S.A.